- Allison Williams headed skyward as NBC's Peter Pan
Associated Press, Wednesday - 07/30/2014 - 10:39 AM
NBC has picked its Peter Pan: high-flying "Girls" star Allison Williams.
- APNewsBreak: Ventura passage to be cut from book
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Wednesday - 07/30/2014 - 10:26 AM
Publisher HarperCollins says it will remove a passage from best-seller "American Sniper" that sparked former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against book author Chris Kyle.
- Prison for fraudster who lied about booking Bieber
Associated Press, Wednesday - 07/30/2014 - 06:13 AM
A New York man who stole millions of dollars from clients by falsely promising to book performances by world-famous recording artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber has been sentenced to five to 10 years in prison.
- Vin Scully to return for 66th season in LA in 2015
San Diego Union-Tribune, Tuesday - 07/29/2014 - 11:48 PM
Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
- Gaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop
Associated Press, Monday - 07/28/2014 - 09:55 PM
Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop.
- 'Of Mice and Men' leaves Broadway on a record high
Daily Oklahoman, Monday - 07/28/2014 - 09:02 PM
James Franco's play "Of Mice and Men" has left Broadway with a roar — a box office record. The show, co-starring Chris O'Dowd and Leighton Meester, said Monday it earned $1,038,106 for the week ending Sunday, setting a new eight-performance weekly record gross at the Longacre Theatre and marking the first time the theater ever housed a show that crossed the $1 million mark. The play, an adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel, follows two tragic migrant workers trying to make their way through the Depression. The play recouped its $3.8 million capitalization in just 12 weeks and ended its 19-week run Sunday.
- Palace of 'Queen of Mean' goes on block for $65M
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 07/28/2014 - 06:37 PM
The Connecticut mansion that belonged to Leona Helmsley is on the market for $65 million after a three-year renovation.
- Report says surveillance is hampering journalists
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Monday - 07/28/2014 - 10:30 AM
Revelations over the past few years about how U. S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.
- Take off your clothes to make it in TV
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 07/28/2014 - 10:17 AM
A male contestant on a new VH1 dating show didn't beckon a woman to walk in front of him out of politeness. He wanted to check her out from behind, and didn't need to use his i…
- 'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office
Daily Oklahoman, Monday - 07/28/2014 - 02:47 AM
Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend. According to studio estimates Sunday, the Universal Pictures-released movie starring Scarlett Johansson as an accidental psychokinetic took in $44 million in North American movie theaters over the weekend. "Hercules," starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and produced by Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, brought down an estimated $29 million. Universal's president of domestic distribution, Nikki Rocco, says audiences came out for the unique story and to see Johansson in a leading action role.
- 'Sons of Anarchy' book announced at Comic-Con
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Sunday - 07/27/2014 - 09:55 PM
Sons of Anarchy" is revving up for its final season but the outlaw motorcycle club will live on in books.
- At 60, Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future
Associated Press, Sunday - 07/27/2014 - 09:51 AM
Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein is more interested in where jazz is going than in where it's been as he marks the 60th anniversary of the first outdoor jazz festival.
- UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Sunday - 07/27/2014 - 09:30 AM
Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments.